Field letters, July 1926 - July 1928

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The volume is a copy of letters written by Timothy W. Stanton about his field work during July 30, 1926 - July 16, 1928 in Texas. The letters are addressed to numerous individuals, and headed with Stanton's location (e.g. Marathon, Del Rio, San Angelo), date, name, and location of addressee. Letters are written to numerous individuals. They describe work with colleagues, daily work, travel routes, logistics and planning for upcoming field work. Some of the letters discuss a possibility of collaboration and discuss specimens obtained during the field work.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 30, 1926

End Date

Jul 16, 1928

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  • Stratigraphy
  • Paleontology


  • Del Rio
  • San Angelo
  • United States
  • Texas
  • Marathon


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007325

Collection name

Timothy Williman Stanton papers, 1885-1928, and undated

Physical Description

field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 5 folder 8